dachau dachau  /ˈdæ kaʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a concentration camp for Jews created by the Nazis near Munich in southern Germany

News

  1. Roxbury WWII vet pens memoirs of war years

    ‘From Casablanca to Dachau: A GI Recalls’
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Roxbury Register

  2. Fourth Presbyterian Associate Pastor, WWII Veteran John Boyle Dies At 87

    John Boyle found his path to God after walking into the hell of Dachau. He was a 19-year-old sergeant serving with the U.S. Army forces that liberated the infamous German concentration camp on April 29, 1945.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CBS Chicago

  3. Rev. John Boyle, 87, Fourth Presbyterian pastor witnessed horror of Dachau Rev. John Boyle, associate pastor at Fourth ...

    John Boyle found his path to God after walking into the hell of Dachau. He was a 19-year-old sergeant serving with the U.S. Army forces that liberated the infamous German concentration camp on April 29, 1945. “God forgive us all,” he thought, surveying the unspeakable atrocities around him. “It was a call to be on the side of whatever was the antithesis of that horror,” he later wrote, “and that ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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Quotes

  1. "Having gone to Dachau really affected me as far as what people could be capable of. It sort of broke the membrane of my naïveté and really hit me hard," says Chapman.
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Beth Nielsen Chapman Source: phillyBurbs.com

  2. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, who commanded the American forces in Europe, reported on the arrival to the camp, "Our forces liberated and mopped up the infamous concentration camp at Dachau. Approximately 32,000 prisoners were liberated; 300 SS camp...
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: Dwight Eisenhower Source: Student Operated Press

  3. As Father Bernard says in his foreword, his memoir was written "in memory of my fellow priests who died in Dachau -- for we must never forget what happened there and in many similar places."
    on Jul 31, 2008 By: Father Jean Bernard Source: Zenit News Agency

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